Lockheed Martin Announces Briefing Schedule For AFA Air Warfare Symposium And Technology Exposition

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 15,  2012 – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] today announced its media briefing schedule for the 2012 Air Force Association (AFA) Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando, Fla.  

Journalists can obtain current AFA Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition information at www.lockheedmartin.com/afa and Twitter.

Thursday, Feb.23

Location: Rosen Shingle Creek Conference Room, Suwannee 17

Noon – F-35 Capabilities Briefing and Program Update

Presented by: Alan Norman, chief test pilot, F-35

Alan Norman will discuss the progress of the F-35 Lightning II program and how the jets’ 5th Generation capabilities support the Department of Defense’s new National Defense Strategy announced Jan. 5. Lunch will be provided.

1:00 p.m. – C-130: The Global Benchmark for Airlift

Presented by: Jim Grant, vice president, Air Mobility business development

Jim Grant will discuss the U.S. Air Force’s airlift and special mission recapitalization and introduce the newest member of the C-130 family - the C-130XJ - the expandable lower cost solution.

Friday, Feb. 24

Location: Rosen Shingle Creek Conference Room, Suwannee 17

10:00 a.m. – Redefining Sensor Capabilities for the Next Decade: Lockheed Martin’s IRST System

Presented by: Jon Sutter, senior manager, Fixed Wing Fire Control business development

Lockheed Martin’s transportable infrared search and track (IRST) pod is helping to redefine capabilities for the next generation of sensor technology. Jon Sutter will highlight the IRST pod program developments, including its successful performance in ground-breaking flight test activity.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 123,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation's net sales for 2011 were $46.5 billion.